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Mar 4, 2013 8:30pm EST
each other as opposed to interacting with the machine.g >> host: troy wolverton from "san jose mercury news" what have you learned here at ces? >> guest: i thinkh what we have learned as you are seeing experimentation from consumer electronics manufacturers with experimenting with for ktv's or new types of computer designs are experimenting with features and functions for mobile phone there's a lot of experimentation going on. not necessarily mind-blowing innovations that what we are seeing is a lot of welding on what we have done before and trying to make devices more useful for us. >> host: troy wolverton subto personal technology reporter. "the communicators" has been with him for a day at ces international in las vegas in their program from ces will continue next week on "the communicators." >> now a political roundtable discussion with armed services committee members and john mccain and kristen and gillibrand. this is part of today's u.s.-israel policy conference known as aipac being held in washington this week. [inaudible conversations] [applause] >> good morning. it's great t
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Mar 25, 2013 8:30pm EDT
one of those. san jose being a famous location for one of these towers, and those lights were expensive, and because they were so brilliant, the idea was you could just create one single artificial moon above the town and that would -- rather than putting a lot of lamps down low, and, often, when you erect the one moon, it casts terrible shadows over large swaths of town where it didn't reach so you had to do another tower and another. you know, detroit was the sort of market society with 70 separate towers to try to get every spot in town, and it worked so badly that pretty soon the towers fell down in the high winds, and they let them go. >> so the individual solution was the solution being sought after with this refinement that edison and his own competitors wanted. >> that's right. what they called to make the lights visible. it was one thing to make one massive light of many thousands of power, but it was another to break the light up into usable pieces to bring indoors. when they brought the ark light indoors, which they tried to do often in fancy balls and those things,
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